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Unread 10-14-2012, 07:53 PM   #1
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Pepakura File Position Moving

Hey guys, I found the pepakura files for Alphonse costume, and whenever I export them all into one spot, they seem to be flowing all over the place. Is there anyway for me to arrange them they way I want it to be? (Mostly for purposes of height and what-not).
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Unread 10-14-2012, 09:55 PM   #2
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Yes there is a way to position them. You just need to use control+M to move each of the pieces.

But out of curiosity you did height them according to yourself right?
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Unread 10-18-2012, 01:37 AM   #3
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Thank you very much .
Your Question: No, I was waiting for someone to tell me how to move the parts so I could make it appropriate to my height.
Again, thank you very much sir, I'm a newbie in that program.
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Unread 10-18-2012, 01:56 AM   #4
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You actually need to height them first before moving anything. Just some experience I had to deal with.
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Unread 10-18-2012, 11:06 AM   #5
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I dunno if this helps, but under 2D menu -> Scale Factor is how I wind up changing the height of my piece. Best of luck to you.
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Unread 10-19-2012, 12:42 AM   #6
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@Midnight: Wait, the only reason as to why I didn't heighten them before is because parts are scattered...should I still try to adjust them to my height and then assemble it?
@Stabbity: Ok, thank you sir .
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Unread 10-19-2012, 01:29 AM   #7
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Yeah, the pieces change as you change the height as it's all relative to the geometry of when you put it all back together again.

So height it first then reposition them. But if a piece is too big for a page you can either move it to another page or break that piece into smaller pieces.

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Unread 10-22-2012, 01:39 AM   #8
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I guess I'll do it before i'll gather them. The only reason I didn't want to do that in the first place is because all of the parts aren't aligned properly, so it's really hard to base it on my height accurately.
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Unread 10-22-2012, 02:26 AM   #9
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Hey man quick question. The file you have is it the entire Alphonse armor or is it in pieces, as in one file is the helmet, another file is the chest etc?
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Unread 10-25-2012, 12:58 PM   #10
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It's all separate files. (Ab, Bicep, Chest, Elbow, Forearm, Helmet, Shin, Shoulder Blade, Shoulder, Thigh and Knee)
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Unread 10-26-2012, 05:01 AM   #11
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Ah okay I gotcha just checking. You would open the file first and then scale your armor to yourself first then add in your scaling. If you still got problems here what you do. Once you have the pepakura program open and your file. Got to "2D menu" then look down and look for "change scale" and then click "scale factor". A small window should pop up and you get height, width and depth. Everything is measured in mm and that's how you scale up or down your pieces. To give you a ball park estimate a helmet shouldn't be any larger then 300 mm that's about 12 inches, a shin piece shouldn't be more than 410 mm or 16 inches and so on. Just to give you an estimate. If you're using the files I think you are they should be able to work unless you're putting in really high numbers. I had a friend that was doing that and he got some really crazy sizes for pieces. I hope that helps somewhat.
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Unread 11-03-2012, 12:09 AM   #12
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Thank you very much.
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